SWF Renderer is an application that converts SWF files to images sequences or videos: Render timeline animations, coded generative content (AS2 / AS3) and Stage3D content using custom code.

Support

The SWF Renderer group: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/swfrenderer
Capturing Stage3D content: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/swfrenderer/DK0jMbkrRLQ
VCam users: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/swfrenderer/bw2v9SM1e-A
Using the command line:https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/swfrenderer/0ufedj8TJxI
Support email: support@kurst.co.uk

Back to top
FAQ

Issues installing the application:

OSX: if you get the message "SWFRendererTrial.mpkg can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer"
Solution: In "Preferences" >> "Security & Privacy" >> "General" >> "Allow apps downloaded from" select the option: "Anywhere"

Windows: the application does not load
Solution: If you are using an Anti Virus it could be what is stopping the application from loading. You need to add an exception to your Anti Virus software to load the application.

Usage questions:

Can I use the same setting for all SWF files?
Yes, if you customize the settings before importing - it will apply them to all imported files. Starting from version 2.04 we also have an "Apply to all" button which applies the current settings to all render jobs.

How do I use the command line
OSX: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/swfrenderer/sCWYDedj03k
Windows: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/swfrenderer/0ufedj8TJxI

Can I install SWF Renderer on my Server?
The license prohibits this: You may not use SWFRenderer on a server, re-sell or otherwise provide any kind of service using this technology, without the express authorization to do so from the developer. Please contact us if you have questions: support@kurst.co.uk we are happy to discuss any setup / requirements you may have.

Back to top
Changelog

Version 2.089 - 16/01/2017
Updated - Use Adobe AIR 24, and ensure compatibility with CS Update

Version 2.087 - 18/02/2015
New - Added user customizable FFMPEG commands for MP4 export

Version 2.086 - 10/02/2015
New - Added CLI option to send URL variables to a loaded SWF

Version 2.085 - 05/02/2015
New - Added option to continue rendering on sandbox violation security errors, which helps export content with TLF Textfields

Version 2.084 - 29/01/2015
New - Added CLI option to enable / disable auto update on startup
New - Added option to set a global export timeout
New - Implemented multiple CLI commands for a single call

Version 2.081 - 24/07/2014
Update - Application framerate changes to match capture framerate

Version 2.08 - 17/07/2014
New - Callback URL to post job completions to a server side script

Version 2.07 - 17/05/2014
New - Added command line support for OSX

Version 2.067 - 10/04/2014
Update - Added autoStartRender and quitOnComplete to CLI render options

Version 2.066 - 03/04/2014
Update - Added export quality to command line options

Version 2.065 - 10/03/2014
New - Added export quality
Update - increased precision of scale parameter

Version 2.064 - 05/03/2014
Fixed - Bug with app launching on non english operating systems

Version 2.061 - 12/02/2014
Fixed - Removed frame number from filename if no padding is specified

Version 2.06 - 23/01/2014
New - Add online SWF files using URL's
New - Export HTML/JS web pages
New - Capture stop mode: Stop export manually
New - Use RAM buffer, captures straight to RAM with deferred encoding for increased SWF performance

Version 2.04 - 15/01/2014
New - "Clear" button: removes all items from the render list
New - "Apply to All" button: copies current settings to all items in render list
New - Implemented keyboard shortcuts for: New, Open, Save and Save As.
Optimised - Output window resizing
Fixed - Custom renders not resizing to content size
Fixed - Global path setting not correctly restoring between sessions

Version 2.03 - 12/01/2014
New - Added export option for bitmap smoothing
New - Auto save and restore settings between sessions
New - Check for update on startup / update notification
Fixed - OsX memory leak
Update - Output window chrome

Version 2.02 - 09/01/2014
New - Added export formats: MP4 video, JPG (as well as PNGs)
Update - Simplified UI / Added Global Settings tab
Fixed - incorrect export size when using custom renderers

Version 2.01 - 05/01/2014
New - Added support for exporting Starling Stage3D content

Back to top